1981 NHL Stanley Cup Final
New York Islanders defeat Minnesota North Stars 4-1

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Minnesota North Stars
W-L: 35-28-17, .544
SRS: 0.33 (9th of 21)
Goals: 291 (16th of 21)
Goals Against: 263 (5th of 21)
New York Islanders
W-L: 48-18-14, .688
SRS: 1.13 (2nd of 21)
Goals: 355 (1st of 21)
Goals Against: 260 (4th of 21)

Minnesota North Stars Skaters Series Stats

Minnesota North Stars Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S%
26Steve PayneLW225527-4241011101926.3
20Dino CiccarelliRW205325-5192100110933.3
15Bobby SmithC225235-3202001201711.8
4Craig HartsburgD215145-720100040175.9
28Steve ChristoffC2352240011001101118.2
25Al MacAdamRW285134-521000210911.1
5Brad MaxwellD234044-49000022090.0
17Tim YoungC252033-20000030020.0
8Kent-Erik AnderssonRW295101-701000000616.7
14Brad PalmerLW195101-241000000137.7
7Neal BrotenC215011-32000010040.0
11Tom McCarthyLW20301112000010010.0
10Gordie RobertsD235011-62000010050.0
23Greg SmithD25501116000010090.0
3Fred BarrettD31300026000000020.0
21Jack CarlsonLW262000-1000000000
2Curt GilesD225000-62000000030.0
9Kevin MaxwellC20200004000000030.0
16Mike PolichC/LW283000-2000000000
6Paul ShmyrD35200002000000020.0
31Ken SolheimLW1910000000000000
29Tom YounghansRW283000-2400000000
Team Total162743-5570106011512014111.3

Minnesota North Stars Goalies Series Stats

Minnesota North Stars Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
33Don BeaupreG1931-2-01310693.87700179:5659:59
27Gilles MelocheG3020-2-0125139.76500119:4559:53
Team Total1-4-025157132.84100299:4159:56

New York Islanders Skaters Series Stats

New York Islanders Skaters Series Stats Table
Scoring Goals Assists
No. Player Pos Age GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S%
22Mike BossyRW2454484031003102020.0
11Wayne MerrickC285358303001500742.9
91Butch GoringC3155273032011101631.3
19Bryan TrottierC24525751410104011118.2
5Denis PotvinD2752466811012201118.2
27John TonelliLW23505548000041050.0
28Anders KallurRW285224-241010110922.2
23Bob NystromRW2852243102000200728.6
25Billy CarrollC225134501001201425.0
2-16Mike McEwenD2452133211000101811.1
14Bob BourneC265123-2121000110812.5
9Clark GilliesLW265033580000300130.0
26Dave LangevinD265022410000020060.0
24Gord LaneD2751012181000000425.0
6Ken MorrowD245101621000000616.7
12Duane SutterRW20501120000010070.0
4Bob LorimerD27500019000000060.0
Team Total2641675210519524318215816.5

New York Islanders Goalies Series Stats

New York Islanders Goalies Series Stats Table
Goalie Stats Ice Time
No. Player Pos Age GP DEC GA SA SV SV% SO PIM TOI ATOI
31Billy SmithG3054-1-016141125.88702299:0059:48
Team Total4-1-016141125.88702299:0059:48
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1980-81 Regular Season Stats

Tuesday, Nov 11, 1980
Minnesota North Stars 6
New York Islanders 6  
Monday, Nov 17, 1980
New York Islanders 2
Minnesota North Stars 1  
Saturday, Feb 7, 1981
Minnesota North Stars 5
New York Islanders 5  
Monday, Feb 23, 1981
New York Islanders 4
Minnesota North Stars 1  

MNS Scoring Regular Season

MNS Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Bobby Smith22C782964931731613073331024212.05.61.36.9
2Tim Young25C742541666401510042217221411.73.51.44.9
3Al MacAdam28RW78213960-694156071722014514.52.61.13.7
4Steve Payne22LW763028581488191102208024312.33.21.64.8
5Tom McCarthy20LW6223254836219402205014715.62.51.13.6
6Craig Hartsburg21D74133043-91245802101912076.32.54.36.7
7Kent-Erik Andersson29RW7717244182212142231012713.41.01.52.5
8Steve Christoff23C56261339-95817902103013219.72.40.73.0
9Gordie Roberts23D506313719460002290837.22.03.35.3
10Mike Eaves24C48102434118811118511049.61.20.82.0
11Dino Ciccarelli*20RW3218123022910800111012614.32.10.62.7
12Curt Giles22D675222785641019121826.10.94.75.6
13Greg Smith25D7452126712641011650995.10.75.15.8
14Glen Sharpley24C28121224-4181200011105223.11.40.41.8
15Ron Zanussi24RW4161117389600010104314.00.00.80.7
16Mike Fidler24LW20512175650007504211.90.80.51.2
17Brad Maxwell23D2731316-1980301670714.20.81.72.5
18Mike Polich28LW748513-31970104105813.8-1.51.1-0.4
19Fred Barrett31D6248120724001710735.5-0.24.03.8
20Gary Sargent26D234711-1362200610429.50.61.42.0
21Tom Younghans28RW744610-10792112510557.3-2.01.0-1.1
22Paul Shmyr35D6119104791000801621.6-0.54.13.6
23Jack Carlson26LW43729-510870002002429.2-0.60.60.0
24Brad Palmer19LW23448-5224000310596.8-0.10.20.2
25Ken Solheim19LW5213302000100922.20.20.20.3
26Don Jackson24D100333190000300140.00.00.80.8
27Kevin Maxwell20C6033-17000030090.00.00.10.0
28Neal Broten21C32021122000000633.30.20.10.2
29Ron Friest22LW4101-2101000000616.70.00.00.0
30Don Beaupre19G4401102000000258058:380.00.08.9
31Murray Brumwell20D100010000000000.00.10.1
32Joe Contini24C100000000000000.00.00.0
33Jim Dobson20RW100000000000000.00.00.0
34Rob Flockhart24RW2000-20000000010.0-0.10.0-0.1
35Jon Fontas25C100000000000000.00.00.0
36Roger Melin24LW1000-10000000010.00.00.0-0.1
37Gilles Meloche30G380000200000221158:110.00.07.5
Team Total80291471762121580205797353071576257811.328.844.589.6

MNS Goalies Regular Season

MNS Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Don Beaupre194418141113813091171.8953.21025808524.12
2Gilles Meloche3038171461201076956.8883.26222119013.26
Team Total35281725823852127.8923.232479188

NYI Scoring Regular Season

NYI Scoring Regular Season Table
Scoring Goals Assists Ice Time Point Shares
Rk Player Age Pos GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI OPS DPS PS
1Mike Bossy*24RW796851119383238282103615031521.610.21.812.0
2Bryan Trottier*24C7331721035074209254722315619.96.62.18.7
3Clark Gillies*26LW803345782799249032817018817.64.71.56.2
4Bob Bourne26LW78354176346219975318219517.94.81.76.5
5Denis Potvin*27D742056763910411904193252069.75.45.611.0
6Anders Kallur28RW78362864243223764187316322.14.01.45.4
7Stefan Persson26D809526125823602193301207.53.45.18.5
8Butch Goring31C782337604018411287215215.12.80.93.7
9John Tonelli23LW7020325275718203248011417.52.30.93.2
10Bob Nystrom28RW7914304461451130030001618.70.91.01.9
11Steve Tambellini22C61191736-111719004134011217.01.40.31.8
12Wayne Merrick28C7116153112301510212308918.00.51.01.5
13Garry Howatt28LW70415191217440001500488.3-1.21.0-0.2
14Duane Sutter20RW2371118-72661019204814.60.90.00.9
15Dave Langevin26D75116174012210001600681.5-0.35.75.4
16Ken Morrow24D8021113192020001100692.9-0.64.84.2
17Bob Lorimer27D7311213457710001101651.5-0.55.95.3
18Gord Lane27D603912-61242011900545.6-0.22.52.4
19Hector Marini24RW1447119393100700944.40.50.40.9
20Billy Carroll22C184483640013012516.00.10.30.4
21Jean Potvin31D18235-42502012101612.50.10.60.8
22Brent Sutter18C32242020011102100.00.30.10.4
23Lorne Henning28C91234241000200156.7-0.10.20.1
24Mike McEwen24D130333100000300270.0-0.10.80.7
25Roland Melanson20G11000040000062056:220.00.02.2
26Billy Smith*30G4100003300000235957:320.00.07.9
27Glenn Resch32G320000000181456:420.00.06.5
Team Total80355571926375141824591194839416017241714.745.945.7108.2

NYI Goalies Regular Season

NYI Goalies Regular Season Table
Goalie Stats
Rk Player Age GP GS W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN QS QS% RBS GA%- GSAA
1Billy Smith*30412210812912291100.8953.28223598523.21
2Glenn Resch3232187593879786.8943.08318148515.86
3Roland Melanson201181132304272.8953.100620
Team Total48181425424122158.8953.185479385
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